When submitting listings to BigCommerce, LinnLive creates a separate template for each listing. Configurator defines what information will be used in the template and the listing. Template has to be confirmed and only then item will be listed in the store.
1.1 Locate the item on Inventory screen. Use one of the following methods:
a) Use Search field to find items. Read more about Search here;
b) Get whole category of items by selecting the required category from the Category drop-down box;
c) Get items that are not listed on the channel by selecting Not Listed*Channel Name* from the Mode drop-down box;
1.2 Click on the item you are about to list. To select multiple items, hold down the Ctrl key and click on the items to be listed.
2. Select Configurator
2.1 Having the products selected right-click under the Channel Name;
2.2 Select Create Listings;
2.3 Select the required configurator from the list (Fig. 2.1).
3. Review Templates for the Listings
Templates for all items that have been selected in the Inventory screen will be created and displayed in the Listings screen (Fig. 3.1).
3.1 Make sure item SKU, Title, Price and Description are entered correctly. Read more about Description editorhere;
3.2 Click the button in the Images column to verify images that have been selected for the listing:
a) Click Download new images from Linnworks button to download newer images from Linnworks to refresh the screen;
b) Use Upload New Image option to upload new images from the computer or a website (Fig. 3.2);
c) In the Label field enter a descriptive text for the image. This text will appear on mouseover;
d) Use Thumbnail radio button to select a thumbnail for the product;
e) Untick the image, if you do not want it to be displayed in the listing;
f) Click Save;
3.3 Click the button in the Category column to verify categories that have been selected for the listing. To deselect a category, tick the box in the Selected column and click Save;
3.4 Click the button in the Attributes column to verify specifications that have been picked up for the listing;
3.5 Untick box in the Enabled column in order to make the listing invisible in BigCommerce.
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4. Confirm Creation of the Listings
Listings can be created one-by-one or in bulk. When creating listings in bulk, listings are added to a batch process. In this case 20 listings are created every 5 minutes. LinnLive has to be open until all the listings have been created. After successful/unsuccessful submission of the listings, the BigCommerce listing screen will display Status as Listed or Errors while creating(Fig. 4.1). If there was an error, it can be viewed by clicking the View button in the Report column.
4.1 To create multiple listings one-by-one, click Create button next to each listing;
4.2 To bulk create all listings, select all the templates using Ctrl + A buttons on the keyboard and click Process Selected button at the top.